the centre to facilitate the activities of all existing and new
NGOs in Sri Lanka
Centre for Non Governmental Sector is a Government
institution established to coordinate and facilitate NGOs in Sri
The Government's intention is to ensure that
international best practices and transparent procedures are adopted
for effective participation of such organizations and better utilization
This will also facilitate an organized forum
to promote a consultative process
The Government welcomes the interest shown by
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) both national and international,
in participating in the post-tsunami rehabilitation and reconstruction
efforts in Sri Lanka.
With the large number of NGOs, governments and
donor agencies displaying considerable interest in being involved
in the reconstruction phase, it is imperative to ensure:
- Effective use of resources for reconstruction;
- Transparency and accountability in allocation and disbursement
- Effective overall coordination; so that the funds raised
are effectively matched with the needs of the affected areas.
It is envisaged that the government machinery
would be used to facilitate effective coordination, in this process.